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Dual explosions leave Boston reeling

  Two powerful explosions rocked the finish line of the famous Boston Marathon on Monday evening killing three people, including an 8-year-old child, and injuring 140 others. As of yet, no one has claimed responsibility for the bombings and major cities around the United States were put on high alert.

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Badat lays out the future for Rhodes

    Rhodes’ Vice Chancellor, Dr Saleem Badat, addressed local and student on the topic ‘Rhodes: who we are, where we are today and where we want to be in 2020’. The talk took place on Friday, 12 April, where he introduced Rhodes’ new Institutional Development Plan (IDP). This will …

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Give5’s fiery fundraising

    The Give5 Campaign Week kicked off in an attention-grabbing way: 36 students and staff members walked across 4m of red hot coals to raise funds for the campaign. On Friday evening, 12 April, a crowd gathered on Drostdy Lawns where coals were laid out on the lawns’ pathway.

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Rhodes statement on the Makana water outages

    Media Statement 19 March 2013 Recent water outages in the Makana municipality area which this week continued unabated, are a major concern to Rhodes University as these are threatening to disrupt the academic life, and students and staff activities. Water supply to most parts of the campus has …

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RUPSF kick off Israeli Apartheid Week

    Students were shocked to be “harassed” by ‘military officers’ on campus today as part of Rhodes University’s Palestinian Solidarity Forum or RUPSF’s demonstration to kick off what they term ‘Israeli Apartheid Week’. Dressed up in military uniforms and armed with megaphones and stern looks, the RUPSF put on …

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